The Media and Communication PhD program is designed to prepare graduates for work as professors in colleges and universities around the world. Graduates also hold a variety of positions in communication and commercial industries, nonprofit organizations, think tanks, and the private sector.

Career Opportunities

Students in the Media and Communication PhD program have exclusive access to opportunities that can advance their careers and expand their experience in the field. Presentations and workshops are frequently organized to help students navigate the academic job search.

Through this program, our students

  • obtain experience in undergraduate teaching,
  • publish work in respected professional journals and
  • work with faculty members who are active scholars with international reputations.

Alumni Connections

The Media and Communication PhD creates lasting connections among alumni, colleagues, faculty, parents and students. Upon graduation, you’ll automatically become a part of the Temple University Alumni Association and can remain a vital part of the Temple community for life.

There are more than 20,000 graduates of Klein College residing across the country and around the world. As leaders in their fields, our trailblazing alumni have achieved high levels of success.

Klein College alumni are

  • advertising and public relations executives;

  • CEOs and entrepreneurs;

  • executives at CBS, Fox News and Warner Bros.;

  • general managers and other key players at cable, radio and TV stations;

  • national on-air talent;

  • professors, researchers and scholars; and

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists.